Accommodation and Support Worker

  • Location: Glastonbury
  • Salary: £23,634 per annum

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Who we are?

YMCA Brunel Group is an independent, locally governed and managed charity operating in Mendip, Bath, Bristol, Wiltshire and South Somerset. We are part of the international YMCA movement. Our mission is to create supportive, inclusive and energising communities, where people can truly belong, contribute and thrive.

Our activities include:

Accommodation for over 700 people every year who are at risk of being homeless, who are on low incomes, experience barriers to work, or young people in need of high levels of support, who have often experienced trauma and difficult times in their lives. We don’t just provide a bed, we support people holistically and continually seek to help our residents gain the training, skills and confidence to lead independent lives.

A Health & Wellbeing centre in Bath, a community facility with a fully kitted out gym, functional fitness areas and extensive class programme.

Two commercial hostels in Bath and Bristol which help us cover our central costs.

Twelve youth clubs for young people aged 10-19, including 4 young carers groups, providing a space where they can have dedicated time to talk to trusted youth workers, access relevant information about issues that concern them, and develop their social networks.

Eight Ofsted registered Nurseries, providing spaces for up to 360 children where they are given opportunities and experiences that will set them up for their educational journeys and prepare them for their lives ahead.

What does the job entail?

This is a key role within the support team of YMCA Brunel Group.

You will be working to support young people aged 16+ within housing projects and within the community to equip them with the skills to live independently.

The post holder will be involved in each stage of the young person’s time with YMCA Brunel Group supporting young people to progress as needed through the housing pathway to improve their quality of life and independence within each of the five outcomes: Being Healthy, Staying Safe, Enjoying and Achieving, Making a Positive Contribution and Economic Well-being.

The post is also responsible for Housing Management duties to ensure a holistic service for clients including administration, rent collection and rent administration, notification of repairs and maintenance, health and safety tasks and ensuring the environment is welcoming and safe for clients and staff.

What we offer


Glastonbury, Somerset.


Your working week will be 37.5 hours on average on a rolling rotas system, which includes evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays.

Contract type



£23,634 per annum

Please find the job description and personal specifications for this position as follows: Accommodation and Support Worker Job Description



YMCA Brunel Group is committed to follow safer recruitment guidelines and all candidates will have to demonstrate full employment history, give 2 good references and be DBS checked. In line with the requirements of the Asylum & Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.

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